Changing Places

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Keith McClearn was named general manager of Salem Water Taxi, a mooring rental and launch service provider in Salem, Mass.

McClearn joined Hawthorne Cove Marina in 2006 as general manager and will continue in that role for the company while taking on the day-to-day management of Salem Water Taxi. His responsibilities include strategic planning and project management, as well as overseeing all aspects of the management team.

McClearn has more than 21 years of experience in the marine industry. He began his career in Boston working on commuter boats and charter boats. He also served as operations manager and as a dockmaster for several marine companies in Boston.

He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in business management from UMass-Lowell. He holds a 100-ton Coast Guard captain's license and is certified in port security. He served on the Boston Harbor Islands Advisory Council and is a member of the Marine Trade Association, the American Boat Builders Association, the North Shore Chamber of Commerce and the South Shore Chamber of Commerce.

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